Morgan Manganello

mmangan2@binghamton.edu

9 Articles


Columns

Rejecting the new normal

Since Columbine, over 150,000 students have experienced a school shooting. For us, the idea of hiding for your life with gunshots around you does not conjure up the image of a war...


Columns

Why is this flu season so dangerous?

It’s cold and flu season. But it’s just the flu — no biggie, right? Some friends and family have been talking about their co-workers and classmates coming down with a harsh case...


Columns

When did we stop loving to learn?

I ran down the hall with the amount of energy that only a child on Christmas morning could have, going toward a pile of ornately wrapped gifts under our towering fir. I...


Columns

Should pre-med requirements be reconsidered?

I arrived at the hospital with a sense of wonder and thrill — every neuron in my body firing at full potential, triggering me to feel excitement in my fingertips and through...


Columns

Bridging the gap between generations

“They’re slackers, cynics, whiners, drifters, malcontents.” I bet millennials popped into your head while reading that sentence. However, those were also words used in the early 1990s to describe the Americans born...


Columns

Acknowledging the rising benzodiazepine epidemic

Today, most Americans are well aware of the opioid epidemic, which continues to grow daily. This awareness comes with good reason — in 2015 alone, more than 33,000 people died due to...


Columns

The dangers of toxic friendships

Throughout our health education, we are reminded to look for warning signs of abuse in our partners — but why are we never reminded to look for those same warning signs in...


Columns

Combating the sexism in medicine

An emergency medical technician provides care to people on what is likely the worst day of their lives. EMTs endure rigorous training to become certified, from hours of book work learning the...


Opinions

Creating a climate of accountability

I remember it was a sunny October afternoon in my high school Contemporary Issues in Health class when my attention was pulled from the floating orange leaves back to the Victims Information...